Forero-Torres named to breast cancer research endowed professorship

Forero-Torres will be the first holder of a professorship position endowed by the O'Neal-Sokol Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama.

andres_forero_storyThe University of Alabama System Board of Trustees approved the establishment of the O’Neal-Sokol Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama Endowed Professorship and appointed Andres Forero-Torres, M.D., its first holder during its meeting Feb. 3, 2012. Forero-Torres joined the faculty of UAB in 2001.

He is a professor of Medicine in Division of Hematology/Clinical Oncology  the director of Clinical Protocols and Data Management Shared Facility and Senior Scientist in the Experimental Therapeutics Program in the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center.